What we need for Aloo Curry:

  • Potatoes – 3, large, boiled, peeled and crush into rough chunks with hand
  • menthulu – pinch
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1/4 tspGreen chili-ginger paste – 1 tsp (1″ ginger+2 green chilis)
  • Tomato – 1, finely chopped or puree (optional)
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp (preferably Kashmiri)
  • Amchur powder – 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup, chopped
  • Oil – 3 tbsps

Let’s prepare here:

  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel, once hot, add menthulu and allow to turn red. Add the cumin seeds and asafoetida and saute for few seconds.
  • Add the green chili and ginger paste. Saute for few seconds.
  • Add the tomatoes at this stage. Place lid and cook the chopped tomatoes on low medium flame for 7-8 mts.
  • Add the turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt and mix. Add the boiled potatoes chunks and give a stir. Add 4 cups of water and salt and bring to a boil. Place lid and cook on low medium flame for 12-15 mts. Add amchur powder and garam masala powder and mix. Turn off flame.
    Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix. Remove to a serving bowl and serve with bedmi puri, khasta kachori, puri or paratha.
Aloo curry

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